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Dana Wollman / Engadget:
Surface Book i7 review: fast performance, great battery life, gorgeous screen, comfortable keyboard, but heavier than last year's model and expensive   —  Last year, when Microsoft introduced its first-ever laptop, the Surface Book, the company proclaimed that this was the “ultimate laptop.”
Nov 10, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
Sony PS4 Pro review: most powerful home console yet, but needs 4K/HDR TV and upgraded games for best results; not a must-have for PS4 and 1080p TV owners   —  The PlayStation 4 Pro is a new breed of console.  It's not going to replace the original system.  Instead, it's meant to tide …
Nov 7, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Gmail for iOS updated with undo send, instant search, faster navigation, and swipe to archive or delete, is now on par with the Android version   —  Google wants its services to be on as many devices as possible — to meet that goal, the company has been putting out excellent versions of its apps on the iPhone for years now.
Nov 7, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Timothy J. Seppala / Engadget:
Researchers demo weakness in ZigBee wireless protocol and Philips Hue, replacing lightbulb firmware from 350 meters away with worm that spreads across devices   —  Surprise!  The Internet of Things is a security nightmare.  Anyone who was online a few weeks ago can attest to that.
Nov 7, 2016, 7:20 AMIn context
Timothy J. Seppala / Engadget:
Report: Facebook Messenger “Instant Games” development kit could launch later this month; Facebook is already shopping it to third-party developers   —  Facebook's gaming aspirations are deeper than its Gameroom app and quick rounds of basketball, soccer (football to the rest of the world) and chess in Messenger.
Nov 4, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Huawei debuts Fit, a $130 basic fitness tracker with a continuous heart-rate monitor and a six-day battery life; initial use suggests it is overpriced   —  It's almost gift-giving season, and companies are scrambling to release products that will fill your loved ones' stockings later this year.
Nov 3, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Updated DMCA exemptions provide legal cover to Americans who reverse engineer products or repair their own electronics, but are limited to a two-year trial run   —  Researchers can now probe connected devices, computers and cars for security vulnerabilities without risking a lawsuit.
Nov 1, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Jessica Conditt / Engadget:
Apple phases out $899 11-inch MacBook Air, only the $999 13-inch model remains in the Apple store   —  Apple hasn't updated the MacBook Air since 2015 and it's not going to any time soon.  Instead, the company today phased out the $900, 11-inch MacBook Air.
Oct 27, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Matt Brian / Engadget:
Microsoft is bringing Minecraft to the Apple TV “by the end of the year”   —  Today's Apple event might be about new Macs, but the folks at Cupertino are taking time to detail updates for its other products too.  First up: Apple TV.  On stage, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed …
Oct 27, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
Amazon brings Alexa to Fire tablets, activated by holding down the Home button, not by voice   —  With the Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon proved that its Alexa assistant — and voice commands in general — could actually be pretty helpful.  But how will it fair on a device that isn't listening to you all the time?
Oct 26, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context

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